Nishiki Market   錦市場

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Nishiki Market

Vegetable stalls Nishiki Market.

Nishiki Market

Nishiki market entry.

The flavors of the palate

Famous for its delicacy and refinement with its savory compositions, Kyoto has a market that offers quality products. A great place to shop.

A long road that stretches as far as the eye can see, covered with a roof of pretty windows tinted blue and red to protect the market from rain and allow shoppers to appreciate this place whatever the weather. Enter a world of smells and textures, where the resounding "Irasshaimase" (welcome) of vendors mingle with ladies selling gossip, yuzushu (liquor yuzu, Asian citrus with aromas of lemon), and donuts made of soy milk.

Come hungry; there's lots to snack on the whole way: skewers of squid, cookies, vegetables marinated in vinegar. Look at the bright red octopi, the shiny shrimp, delicate crackers made from puffed rice... you'll leave with your pockets stuffed with strange new foods! Stores include Aritsugu , which sells knives of all kinds, but the market is also dotted with small restaurants. Enjoy warm oysters or grilled fish and a bowl of rice on the way! And long after you leave, the aroma of roasted tea will trail behind you.

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